Oligopolies

Government Telecommunications Lifeline – What does it change for Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio?

First and foremost, this is an excellent program offered by the government. All the measures indicated in structural reforms are very sensible and rational, and were probably something that should have been done some time ago. Likewise, procedural reforms have long been calling for adoption. These address some really important …

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Sabrina Maddeaux: Erin O’Toole’s missed opportunity to move voters to the right on the cost of living

Breadcrumb Links NP Comment Election 2021 Rather than adding more regulation, remove existing protectionist policies, tariffs and taxes that keep prices high Author of the article: Sabrina Maddeaux If the Conservatives wanted to lower prices, they should end supply management that supports the dairy and poultry industries. Photo by Alex …

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Asset monetization: Pipeline or Pipedream

Monetizing assets is a brilliant government initiative. What could be better than creating value through the efficient use of “dormant assets” which accumulate dust and rust. With the exception of the die-hard Communists, most of whom are irrelevant anyway, and those for purely political reasons, no one would or should …

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Don’t break social networks, branch them off EJINSIGHT

After being celebrated for playing a pivotal role in the Arab Spring, social media platforms are now blamed for any outcome mainstream media dislikes – from the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election to polarization policy in general. Growing disenchantment with social media has led to increasing demands for regulation. …

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This policy is an asset

On infrastructure monetization, the government is on the right track It will be unfortunate if the only lens through which the national monetization pipeline is viewed is the income it will earn for the government – around Rs 6 lakh crore over four years. This is not an exercise to …

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Cathie Wood buys China trough with this e-commerce stock

Shares of Chinese tech stocks surged on Tuesday, August 24, after a series of positive earnings surprises for several big names, including the e-commerce giant JD.com (NASDAQ: JD). In fact, JD’s results were so good that ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood, after selling her Chinese stocks earlier this year, bought …

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PlayStation Studios chief insists Sony remains “a very Japanese company”; Loves Japanese games

PlayStation Studios Director Hermen Hulst insisted that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is still “very much a Japanese company” and love Japanese games. In an interview with Game Informer, PlayStation Studios director Hermen Hulst was asked about Sony Japan Studio. On February 25, several anonymous sources said that Sony Japan Studio …

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Costa Rican lawmakers discuss whether the production of medicinal cannabis

The Environmental Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica is to define if the medicinal cannabis production is reserved for domestic producers only or the door is left open to foreign companies to enter this new industry for the country. Wednesday the legislative committee begins the discussion of the …

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Sandwiched between the superpowers: is Hong Kong just a pawn in the US-China rivalry? – World

Pana Panviroj (Asia News Network) (The Jakarta Post) Hong-Kong ● Wed 11 Aug 2021 2021-08-11 22:47 0 6281d9f905b49edfeb97b8e90334084f 1 World Hong-Kong, China, United States, Asia-News-Network, ANN Free The United States and China are unlikely to undermine Hong Kong’s position as the world’s leading financial center in their high stakes scrambling …

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Central bank digital currency and Bangladesh

Syed Abul Basher | Posted: 09 Aug 2021 21:12:23 Lately, the emergence of the central bank digital currency (CBDC) has received a lot of attention in the media and among the general public. Simply put, CBDC means that a central bank issues electronic money instead of physical or paper money. …

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